Unformatted text preview: The last phase of this process is the intestines. After leaving the stomach the chyme enters the small intestines. Secretions, from the gull bladder, pancreas, and liver, help break down the chyme. The food is broken down for nutrients and waste. The nutrients are absorbed into the body through the small intestines. This process takes three to five hours. The components of the chyme that are not absorbed into the small intestines enter the large intestines, than the colon, and leaves the body threw the anis. This process takes can take up to 24 hours....
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- Winter '11
- Digestive System, 24 hours, five hours, small intestines